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Small Business Energy Solutions

You don’t have to wait for a rebate check with the Small Business Energy Solutions program. This turnkey lighting program pays up to 75% of the total project cost right off the top! You simply pay the balance.
 
What’s in it for me?

  • Lower utility bills and reduced operating costs
  • Low cost—Alliant Energy pays up to 75% of the total project cost
  • A streamlined process designed to work within your busy schedule
  • Improved lighting environment
  • Contractors you can trust
Lion Bridge
We’re looking forward to saving on energy costs and putting that money into growing the business. Participating in the program was very easy. I’d recommend it highly.

- Janelle McClain, Lion Bridge Brewing Company building owner

How does it work?

 Phone1. Schedule your free lighting evaluation
Start by selecting a contractor from the qualified contractor list and contact them to schedule a free lighting evaluation.
 
 Discover2. Discover
Your contractor will evaluate current lighting, identify improvement opportunities and provide a proposal with upgrade recommendations, project costs, paybacks and rebate information.
 
 Consider3. Consider
Consider recommended projects, paybacks and rebates from Alliant Energy.
 
 Complete4. Complete
Schedule approved lighting projects with your contractor.
 
 Money5. Save
Alliant Energy rebates pay up to 75% of your project cost (you earn $0.14 per kWh saved) directly to your contractor. You simply pay the balance. Plus, you’ll enjoy long-term savings on energy costs.

Requirements
To be eligible to participate in Small Business Energy Solutions, your facility should:
  • Receive electric service from Alliant Energy.
  • Have an annual electric billing of less than $50,000.
  • Occupy less than 20,000 square feet.
  • Receive landlord approval if the facility is leased.
  • All replacement fixtures and bulbs must be ENERGY STAR or Design Lights Consortium qualified.

Important information

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Contact information
Fill out our contact form for general program questions or comments or call us at 1-866-857-8782.


Success stories
See how the Small Business Energy Solutions program has helped local businesses make energy- and money-saving lighting upgrades.

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Country Foods – Belle Plaine, IA
Country Foods has a brighter store after a lighting upgrade with the help of Small Business Energy Solutions. Read more

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Rastrelli's – Clinton, IA
Rastrelli’s, a historic family restaurant in Clinton, fast-tracked lighting upgrades when they learned they qualified for Alliant Energy’s Small Business Energy Solutions turnkey lighting program. Read more

 

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Guppy’s on the Go – Cedar Rapids, IA
Guppy’s on the Go completed an interior and exterior lighting renovation in less than two months, with no business down time and a quick return on investment. Alliant Energy incentives covered over 50% of the cost of the new high-efficiency lighting. Read more

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If you are vision-impaired or have some other disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act or a similar law, and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to shopping or ordering on or using the benefits of our website, please contact Alliant Energy at 1-800-ALLIANT (800-255-4268).